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Policing Institute for the
Eastern Region (PIER)


Advancing policing through partnership and innovation

About PIER

We are a multi-disciplinary research institute dedicated to advancing policing practice. Find out more about the work we lead at PIER in collaboration with police and other agencies across the region.

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Our research

We connect with people and organisations across all sectors and disciplines to co-produce and deliver high-quality and innovative research. Find out more about our collaborative research projects.

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What's on

We facilitate a range of knowledge exchange opportunities so practitioners and academics can connect with current issues and research, and take part in insightful discussions and debate.

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Past Events

Our people

Continuing Professional Development

#PIER19 Conference:

Tackling online child sexual exploitation

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